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FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am PST
cliff. the latest is that president obama is troubled by speaker boehner's suggestion that tax cuts to the wealthy should be permanent while speaker boehner says the president moved the goal post and wants too much in revenue. something we don't hear about is public opinion. most registered voters 57 percent feel the best way to deal with the budget problems is with cuts in spending. 20 percent think tax increases are a better solution and a little less 18 percent favor a balanced approach of cuts and tax hikes. and when asked if raising taxes on the wealthy is enough to solve the country's budget problems, 33 percent of registered voters said yes. but man fee more, 61 percent said spending cuts are necessary as well. this comes as three quarters of registered voters say all americans every single person should be kwierped to pay some amount of federal income tax so they are invested in the system. 77 percent he is think that's a good idea, 20 percent do not. if they do rise most registered voters 53 percent say president obama will try to use that money to fund more spending. the alte
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
tax cuts expire. even though there is little chance mr. obama will persuade the republican-led state legislature. >> these so-called right to work laws, they don't have to do with economics. they have everything to do with politics. what they're really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money. >> the president preaching to the choir yesterday. he was greeted by rick snyder at the airport in detroit. michigan would be the 24th right to work state in the nation and with its union background, it would be a huge blow to organized labor, which continues to lose its share of the work force. it was a little under 12% of the work force last year. it was 20% 30 years ago. snyder says his goal isn't hurting unions, it's helping michigan. >> i view this as solving an issue for michigan workers. you have hard working people in michigan. this is giving workers choice. >> republicans lost five seats in the michigan legislature last month and democrats accused them of fast tracking the right to work bill through the house and senate in a single day last week to get it done
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
cliff. president obama tock his message on the road speaking to auto workers to talk about the plan to cut taxes that will go into effect on january 1st if congress fails to act. >> what you need is a package that keeps taxes where they are for middle class families. we make some tough spending cuts on things that we don't need and then we ask the wealthiest americans to pay a slightly higher tax break. >> the president met privately with house speaker john boehner to discuss the matter. in a statement to fox business about that meeting speaker boehner's spokesman said discussions with the white house are taking place but we have no detail to share about the conversations. the republican offer made last week remains a republican offer. we continue to wait for the president to identify the spending cuts he has as part of the balanced approach he promised the american people. if they are going to reach a deal, there is still a lot of work to be done and very little time to do it. experts say a blue print deal must be reached sometime this week. hopefully by thursday. at least by that tim
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
than voted for me. >> gretchen: if income taxes go up, should president obama make spending cuts as well? 90 percent said yes. you know why they say yes? that would be fair. if you are going to makelet cuts and increase taxes. people want fair want all right. mr. president take a look. farrah play. >> brian: number one john boehner told everyone in the house plan on coming back after christmas. he said we might do a plan b extend the bush tax cuts. except for those making over $250,000 . reopen the debate for the debt ceiling. time seems too short to get this done and written up. >> gretchen: this is not about time. it is it about people standing their ground. negotiations go up to the last finite minute. people can stand at the courthouse. mr. #1: dont like the way it is working. >> gretchen: if they wanted a deal done. >> steve: the president doesn't want a deal. >> gretchen: they go to the last minute. they should fedex, the poll. income tax go up should the president agree it spending cuts. 89 percent of the americans whompt has that kind of approval rating in the united states.
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 3:00am PST
hour. moving on, president obama's offer on the fiscal cliff cuts billions in defense spending. colonel oliver north says that will lead to disaster. he is here next. and tony hawk is here to show us a few new tricks, including one for all those parents out there whose kids will think are cool. i don't know if i'd do it in the rain, but he can. he's a prompt but olympic gabby douglas is here. a huge show! i think shaq in the house, too. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >> gretchen: 23 minutes after the top of the hour. james holmes expected to appear in court today. this will be the first time we look at him since he was taken to the hospital for a head injury last month a
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
entitlement programs and president obama and a lot of democrats say we can't cut medicare, social security, medicaid. and that's half the budget there. of course, we're spending 600, 700 billion dollars a year just to pay the interest on the debt. just on the interest. so you don't get any return on that. one last point, if we stay on the course we're on over the next ten years, do you know the biggest single expend did your item in the budget? >> i do, servicing the national debt. >> almost a trillion dollars a year to pay for our past fiscal sins. >> eric: i only have a half minute or so. is there any case in american history where raises taxes worked to stimulate the economy? >> i don't think so. a lot of experiences by the way, in the 60's under john f. kennedy, a democrat, in the 80's under a reagan when we cut tax rates the revenues went up, you know that, when we cut the tax rate. >> eric: i do, but i wanted to hear from steve moore, thank you very much. >> great to be with you, sir, have a great weekend. >> eric: he's meant to bring joy, but this big santa is stirring up controvers
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
calendar thing. >> steve: it is tax cuts for the middle class if president doesn't do something. peter doocy is life in washington. >> the speaker of the house john boehner thinks that president obama moved the goal post again yesterday. even though the president is asking for 1.4 trillion in new taxes over the decade which is 200 billion less than the initial offer, the republicans are not moving. their counter offer for 800 billion over a decade same as before and republican aids are telling us there is's big gulf between the sides on detailings. republicans don't think that the president is specific enough about the spending cuts he's willing to pass. >> the president doesn't agree with our approach. he's got an obligation to put forward a plan to pass both chambers of congress. right now the american people have to be scratching their head and wondering when the president is going to get serious. >> officials privately expresss would increased optimism about a deal with one senior audiovisor saying that democrats and republicans moved 75 percent of the way toward a deal and in an b
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